Unspoken memories; useful recipes for a life without sin; utopian model homes; the most classic film scene of all time in sound; the joy of learning or relearning a language, of words and meanings and ... how do you depict ever-fluctuating moods?
Films screened in this combined programme
A Composition in Blue, Red & Other ColoursSara Rajaei IFFR 2018 15′
In a film that slowly reveals itself, a protagonist is in search of a voice for memories of a hostile world that hitherto could not be spoken ...
I Have Sinned a Rapturous SinMaryam Tafakory IFFR 2018 8′
Fragments of Forough Farrokhzad’s poem Sin are read out, juxtaposed with Islamic clergy advising women on how to control their lust in Maryam Tafakory's radical celebration of sensuality.
3rd Builders' StreetPim Zwier IFFR 2018 14′
3rd Builders' Street focuses on the concrete-panel houses which appeared throughout the Soviet Union from the 1960s. The use of colour separation accentuates the dialectical image.
Arr. for a SceneJonna Kina IFFR 2018 5′
A documentary about two foley artists who provided the sound effects for one of the most legendary scenes in cinema history: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960).
DIT LEARNLaure Prouvost IFFR 2018 16′
Like a fast-paced word game, images, words and sensations are jumbled together, urging us to rediscover the joy of learning language and meaning.
Analysis of Emotions and Vexations 2Wojciech Bąkowski IFFR 2018 10′
Sober, yet ingenious pencil drawing animation with poetic comment and haunting sound capturing the filmmaker's spirit's volatile state. Another year passing by.